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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by BottledHate, Dec 5, 2009.

  1. BottledHate

    BottledHate Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    tomorrow is the last day for the first people to have the phone to get to return it with no questions asked.... the 'update' is still 5 days out.

    I was there at the butt crack of dawn launch day. Even in the final hours i'm undecided.

    where are the rest of you?

    edit: i'm already on my second one!

  2. radikal

    radikal Android Expert

    i have my first, it has no real issues.
  3. BottledHate

    BottledHate Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    i had no 'real' issues either.... then yesterday my phone kept freezing with greater frequency till it just stopped.... factory reset failed in vzw store and the rep shrugged..... i got another phone but i hope it doesn't happen again. they told me my 30 is still up on the 6th even though i had a replacement on the 4th.
  4. Wakey

    Wakey Well-Known Member

    Butcrack of dawn 1 month ago also.

    Coming from the MotoQ I'm keeping this one.

    I get frustrated with it at times but it does so much more than what I had before.

    Also, I paid extra for a 1 year contract to keep my options open.
  5. BottledHate

    BottledHate Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    good call on the 1 year! how much extra was it?
  6. Wakey

    Wakey Well-Known Member

    The receipt said the purchase price was $369.. Which reminds me I need to submit for the rebate.
  7. BottledHate

    BottledHate Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    i bought 4 driods opening day(for the whole fam). looks like you paid an extra 69 bucks for the 1 year. not bad.

    edit: (for the whole fam)
  8. UncleMike

    UncleMike Android Expert

    Assuming launch day is day one, I got mine on day two, and will also be past my 30 days before the update comes. That said, I have had no real problems with mine, other than the battery door falling off. Each time this happens I make another minor adjustment, and it takes longer before it falls off again, but it still happens. But I came from Sprint after being booted for excessive roaming, so I really have nothing to go back to. Since I've had a Blackberry before and still prefer the Driod, and wouldn't touch a WinMo device, I'm with the Droid for the long haul.
  9. cranky_dan

    cranky_dan Well-Known Member

    Bought on release day. Love the phone and the OS. This is a keeper for me...
  10. dragonriot

    dragonriot Newbie

    What sort of adjustments are you making to keep the battery door from falling off?
  11. lemodular

    lemodular Well-Known Member

    too many good things from this phone to give it back. For a techie, this phone is great, for a (below) average consumer, the iPhone may be better :)
  12. itype2slo

    itype2slo Well-Known Member

    I was on the fence, especially when the Verizon manager told me the Passion was coming soon, but decided to stick with the Droid and sent my rebate in yesterday.
  13. Redflea

    Redflea Android Expert

    Got mine 7AM Nov 6. Now on my fourth!! :) Had battery issues on first two and then the third reset constantly. But fourth time's a charm, I'm sticking w/my Droid. :D
  14. boycan

    boycan Member

    I'm keeping mine!
  15. pingcharlie

    pingcharlie Newbie

    I got mine last Thu and had to return the next day because of bluetooth not working. So I am on my 2nd droid (moved from an i760) and I am keeping it.

    Wondering if I should get my (non techie) wife an android phone, Verizon is giving away the HTC Eris this weekend (with the purchase of an Eris or Droid).
  16. BottledHate

    BottledHate Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    well, looks like i'm here to stay... my time has expired and verizon owns me for another 2 years :D

    overall i'm very happy with the phone. i knew before i bought the thing that i would be guinea pig for a newer product. So far everything i have had troubles with is software related really. so it can only get better with a good hardware base and an active community.
  17. dragonriot

    dragonriot Newbie

    I called and complained about intermittent problems with my droid, and they replaced it... it's in the mail... so I get a brand new one... yay. =)
  18. BucYouUp68

    BucYouUp68 Android Enthusiast

    Can i trade in all the idiots that don't know how to use the phone? Just Asking??????
  19. rich-

    rich- Newbie

    Went today and took back my Droid that I got on opening day. Have had some lockup issues with phone calls and email, among other things. This one so far is running great, and looking forward to the update.

    Even though I got my phone on release date, Verizon still honored the Droid Eris deal. My wife wanted to get a new phone, so after 29 days after buying the droid.. I still got the Eris for free for my wife. Love Verizon for that. Hope the new OS update will fix some issues with the Moto droid, and update the Eris to the new OS.
  20. UncleMike

    UncleMike Android Expert

    I followed this video. I've been very careful not to put too much pressure on anything while doing this, which is probably why I'm progressively having more success. It's probably been 5-7 days since it last fell off.
  21. CookieMomster

    CookieMomster Member

    I have had mine since the second day and I bought the hard snap on case. I think it was around 16.00 and might save you this battery case headache.
  22. CookieMomster

    CookieMomster Member

    Second day purchase. Rebate submitted. Fully insured. Still loving it. Still learning something new everyday. Wishin I could get my guy one but he does seem to cuss a lot when using it. He has and original NV. Build 39/09. But mine is a Can Do with a Hair Do. I will be getting the pink gel case today. Woot.
  23. dragonriot

    dragonriot Newbie

    lol best part is, I'm getting a new droid AND my mom is getting a new Eris... on the same day. =)
  24. tassadar898

    tassadar898 Member

    if you bought it from best buy you have until january 31st 2010 to return it because of the holidays.
  25. rjoudrey

    rjoudrey Android Expert

    It will be interesting to see how aggressive Google is with OS updates, adding things like sense ui type improvements. Considering what they have done in the past year we have the potential to see a lot of improvement. These guys do not mess around. Not like Microsoft, they have been working on WinMo7 for about two years now and still have at least a year to go (just don't get it)!

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The Motorola Droid release date was November 2009. Features and Specs include a 3.7" inch screen, 5MP camera, 256GB RAM, processor, and 1400mAh battery.

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